The opposition in Belarus has urged authorities to restrict the broadcast of Russian TV channels and replace them with projects of domestic production or to balance foreign programs from other countries. The party “Belarusian popular front” had published on its website a statement.
“We demand from Belarusian authorities to restrict the broadcast of Russian TV channels, inciting ethnic hatred and in fact, are the means of information warfare against our country… we Demand from Belarusian authorities the adoption of legislation in the Belarusian language. We remind you that from 1 January 2019 all Internet sites of state bodies, enterprises and organizations of Belarus should have the version and announce the intention to monitor closely the implementation of this legislation”, — stated in the message.
Recall that in mid-December, President Alexander Lukashenko accused Russia of trying to Annex Belarus. He said that Moscow is trying under the guise of “deep integration” to destroy his country and to include in structure of the Russian Federation. He agreed only on an equal partnership between the two countries, but he is preparing a “incorporation”.
Lukashenko also held a secret meeting to pressure Russia. According to local media, on bolshesavino the President all unanimously agreed “to stand for independence.” In the Belarusian social networks also conducted a survey on the subject of the annexation of Belarus to Russia. It turned out that though Internet users do not want.
And on December 29, the meeting ended with the Russian President Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko. The sides discussed the issues related to the loss of Minsk from the tax maneuver of the Russian Federation and the execution of the agreement of 8 December 1999 “On creation of Union state” of Russia and Belarus. The last point means that Belarus de facto lose its independence. Later Lukashenko called the culprit in the failure of the Alliance with Russia. According to him, in the near future, such a Union is impossible, and informed its creation sabotaged the Russian Federation itself.